ANNOUNCEMENT 24 Apr 2013

In April 2013, the Swiss government announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 01 May 2013 | Removal date: 01 May 2014
Still in force

Labour market access

On 24 April 2013, the Federal council announced to invoke the safeguard clause 'Ventil Klausel' that allows for temporary restrictions on 5-year residence permits for immigrants from the EU17 countries.

This measure will be in place for the next 12 months and will not affect short-term permits (category L permits). The clause entered into force on 1 May 2013.

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